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Police Chief Norma Hardy 12/7/21

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The Landmark College Academic Speaker series presents
Chief Norma Hardy, Brattleboro Police Department
Don’t Give up: Keep Reaching up.

Chief Hardy will discuss her experiences moving up through the ranks in various roles in metropolitan New York, as well as her recent role as Vermont’s first black woman police chief.
4:00 pm Lewis auditorium

Norma Hardy was a member of the 42nd S&T Battalion, New York Army National Guard from 1986-1994. She worked for NYC EMS from 1986-1992 when she joined the Port Authority Police Department. She was in the World Trade Center in 1993 when a bomb exploded during the first terrorist attacks and was awarded the Port Authority Medal of Valor. On Sept 11, 2001, she responded to the World Trade Center from home: The Port Authority Police Department lost 37 police officers that day in the attack. Hardy was the first woman to reach the rank of Chief at the Port Authority in 2013. She retired with 26 years of service in 2018. In July 2021, she became the first black woman to be made a police Chief in the state of Vermont.

Production Date: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 16:45

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